Diffusion Techniques Incorporated

Like ketchup gets out blood stains Like body odor can mask bad breath Like a car wash is just waiting ’til it rains Like the relevance of your bills after death The shit got handled one way or the other and there wasn’t much left for you to do ’cause karma knows exactly how to…

October 1582

In the span of 365 mornings and evenings You could learn to crawl You could start and stop and start You could fall in or down or off You could prove how crazy you really are to the one that you  claim to love You could come to grips with the fact that you and…

Victimless Crime

According to them love is chivalrous and I must play distressed According to them love is remembering dates of first faded moments But I don’t have a pretty face or any sense of style I don’t have a million things to give you in return for your smile I don’t care if you come or…

Babe in The Woods

The sun comes up again and he says I am the most beautiful woman that he has ever met in real life and instead of me taking that as a compliment I thought about how much he needs to see the world Then it would mean so much more to me If he went to…

Squawk

Hopefully, if you are just wicked enough You will get the chance to grow old and revel in the memories that you made leaving and loving and lying leasing and lacking and losing Rubbing ancient arms covered with very real reminders Of things no one knows you did Of things no one knows that you…

The Risk

I may not be able to get the world to listen to my heartbeats so I may never know the pleasure and pain of greatness but I can influence my family and I can continue to sing and I can extend my hand now and again to neighbors and beautify the space around me and…

Surviving suicide

I missed the fucking bus again Giant pimple on my nose Fingertips are frost bitten A run in my brand new hose Someone is dying of cancer Someone didn’t wake to see the sun Setbacks are temporarily distractions We were put here to have some fun I forgot my wallet at the station My lips…

Don’t tap the glass

Flow… If Only I could just learn to flow freely If Only I could just glide right along If I could just slide right on through If I could just fall into place Glass… But I’m glass and I can’t flow I’ll be all scratched up I can’t glide, I’ll be broken if I ever…

Stop Telling Me I Am Wrong

Of all the nerve in the world. You have the audacity to think That you, of all of the creatures on the face of the rock Are the most horrid thing living under the most horrid conditions. How conceited and arrogant can you possibly be? If anything, you most certainly have a big ego And perhaps a…

My Prescription

Cure suffering with an intravenous dose of generosity of spirit available at no charge Then, remedy loneliness with friendship ( new or old) and passion…zest will also suffice Soothe away the scabs of self doubt with the salve of self confidence all over the skin every morning Always remember to pamper yourself daily with positive thoughts and a gentle…